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Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks, 9Dave, you are correct. I got it all...

Thanks, 9Dave, you are correct. I got it all figured out.

I called Garmin again and spoke to someone who was a bit more knowledgeable. He told me that Mapinstall should install the maps directly...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-09-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 801
Posted By PhilLynot
How to erase a garmin data card and/or overwrite maps on 478?

I just bought a 512 mb data card for my GPS 478. It works very well, however after filling the card with maps I don't know if there is any way to get the maps off the card (for when I want to place...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By PhilLynot
I'd go with a used KLR or DR 650. I'd keep an eye...

I'd go with a used KLR or DR 650. I'd keep an eye on flea market as you will probably be able to find one that somebody has farkled out nicely - things like suspension, bigger gas tank (for the DR...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By PhilLynot
Mission Accomplished

Thanks, VegasGSA!

Borrowed some tools and got it done. It was a 14mm nut. I ended up needing to move cables on both sides so I had to do it twice. The first time involved some poking and fumbling...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 911
Posted By PhilLynot
Help with moving cable for Rox riser install?

I'm trying to get rox anti-vibration risers installed on my 1150GS. I need to move this one cable from in front of the fork to behind because it's way too tight right now. I don't have my Clymer...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks so much for all the feedback. I expected...

Thanks so much for all the feedback. I expected to get hosed going to a dealer, but this sounds a bit worse than I thought it might be.

I'm going to take the bike to some nearby dealers when I...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By PhilLynot
How much to ask from dealer for 04 1150GS w/52k?

I am thinking about selling my 2004 1150 GS to a dealer. I was wondering how much I might expect to get for it? Here's a some more details:

- 52,000 miles on the clock (bike has been serviced...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,746
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks for all the great replies! I'm glad I got...

Thanks for all the great replies! I'm glad I got some solid feedback on this as I was surprised to see no other threads on point.

I am probably going to buy the 18-200VR. I've spent a mint on...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,746
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks. . . just checked out all the reviews of...

Thanks. . . just checked out all the reviews of that lens and they are GLOWING. . .it's pricey. . .so I might have to e-bay some stuff to get there.
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,746
Posted By PhilLynot
Which DSLR lenses to carry on a motorcycle trip?

Just did a search here and I was surprised to find virtually no threads on this point. I've got a D90 with the following lenses -

1. Nikon 18-105 VR kit lens
2. Tokina wide angle 11-16 f/2.8
3....
Forum: Equipment 05-31-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,221
Posted By PhilLynot
Most of the online reviews I've seen have favored...

Most of the online reviews I've seen have favored the D90 overall, while noting that the Rebel t2i has substantially better video quality (here's a good comparison -...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-11-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,071
Posted By PhilLynot
Hi Chip, Got the docs. . . thanks! ...

Hi Chip,

Got the docs. . . thanks!

John Burton
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 905
Views: 135,848
Posted By PhilLynot
Hi Dan, Can you pm the price for ohlins,...

Hi Dan,

Can you pm the price for ohlins, front and rear, on a 2004 R1150 GS? I'm cheap but with 41K it may finally be time...

Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks for all the replies. Maybe both groups of...

Thanks for all the replies. Maybe both groups of circled parts are just shims of different sizes. At a minimum, it looks like my install was correct. I ended up just using one of the very narrow...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,637
Posted By PhilLynot
Combat Touring Boots Cleated Sole Can Help

A few months ago, I bought a pair of the combat touring boots with a cleated sole from Aerostich...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 803
Posted By PhilLynot
Fastway Install - what are these pieces for?

I just finished installing Fastway Pegs on my 1150 GS. I read quite a few threads on point to make sure I did it correctly. I'm still wondering what some of the pieces are for.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,949
Posted By PhilLynot
Contour HD Helmet Cam reviewed by CNET

For anybody interested in Vholdr's Contour HD helmet CNET just posted a very positive review here:...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-01-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,750
Posted By PhilLynot
How many miles you are able to do each day really...

How many miles you are able to do each day really depends a lot on how much riding you've done. It is pointless for people to post that a certain amount of miles per day is easy as it depends upon...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,545
Posted By PhilLynot
Check out Allstate RV Roadhelp. They've towed me...

Check out Allstate RV Roadhelp. They've towed me several times.

Once, on a DR 650 on I-15 in south utah, the bike totally died. Took off tank, examined spark plugs, dead as Michael Jackson (no...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2009, 12:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,626
Posted By PhilLynot
I like the Frogg Toggs for rain gear. They are...

I like the Frogg Toggs for rain gear. They are very light and have an elastic wristband that easily covers my glove (going over the entire lower portion). I prefer this as opposed trying to get a...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By PhilLynot
Another "thread", that is. Yikers.

Another "thread", that is. Yikers.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2009, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks. Found another threat somewhere else here...

Thanks. Found another threat somewhere else here that had the number as well.
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,700
Posted By PhilLynot
+1 on plastic bags. I had water-filled...

+1 on plastic bags.

I had water-filled boots in Colorado testing the depth of a water crossing and the next day had to ride 1200 miles home. There was no way the boots were going to dry (at least...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-14-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By PhilLynot
White Mule was my alternate choice if I could not...

White Mule was my alternate choice if I could not find a local option. I paid $38 to get a front fairing mount for an 1150GS rewelded, plus reinforced with an additional L-bracket welded underneath...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By PhilLynot
Check out OVAD and OREPAD in the wisdom section...

Check out OVAD and OREPAD in the wisdom section of this site. I just did my first valve adjust using Jim's DVD and these write-ups and all were helpful. Using information from all 3 sources helped me...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 837
Posted By PhilLynot
Givi customer service number, broken lock

I'm wondering if anybody knows the customer service number for givi in the US? I tried going to www.giviusa.com (http://www.giviusa.com) but the website is down.

One of the locks on my side...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-13-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By PhilLynot
Happy Trail has a kit that augments some of their...

Happy Trail has a kit that augments some of their panniers: http://www.happy-trail.com/Products/Low-Pipe-Kit-for-BMW-R1200GS__LPKITR1200GS.aspx.

FYI, I've bought a lot of Happy Trails products...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-13-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 20,123
Posted By PhilLynot
Try plugging the 550 into your computer with a...

Try plugging the 550 into your computer with a USB cord. It should charge up by this method.

Something like this happened to me once and Garmin said the 550 needs to be charged periodically by...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-12-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 56,326
Posted By PhilLynot
I figured as much. Thanks.

I figured as much.

Thanks.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-11-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 56,326
Posted By PhilLynot
Did I delete City Navigator from my 478?

I'm travelling and I noticed I couldn't find any hotels or restaurants as POI's. Doublechecked my listed maps on the 478 and the only two maps listed are the marine map and americas autoroute weather...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-11-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By PhilLynot
It's carpal tunnel. I have it in both my wrists...

It's carpal tunnel. I have it in both my wrists because I'm on the computer a lot and ride a lot. Generally, your hands get numb then start to fall asleep, and you have trouble strongly grasping...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-09-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks. I ended up going to Blackwood Sheet Metal...

Thanks. I ended up going to Blackwood Sheet Metal and they did a great job!

A tab broke off of my front fairing mount while riding off-road (don't have any pics with me.) I wanted to get the tab...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks again, Bobby Sands.

Thanks again, Bobby Sands.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By PhilLynot
I could be wrong but I think the light indicates...

I could be wrong but I think the light indicates that you are now using the reserve. The 1150 GS has a 5.8 gallon tank with 1.06 gallons in reserve. As such, once the light comes on you should (in...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,124
Posted By PhilLynot
I actually called Metezeler today and asked them...

I actually called Metezeler today and asked them if there is a minimum tread limit on the Tourances. He said the minimum would be 2/32 for both front and back. By then the wear bars should absolutely...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By PhilLynot
How to disconnect front turn signals plugs?

I'm breaking my 1150 gs down to it's front fairing because the fairing is cracked.

http://johnburton.smugmug.com/photos/643598979_7qSVt-S.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,617
Posted By PhilLynot
This is probably the ultimate compact tool kit:...

This is probably the ultimate compact tool kit: http://www.advdesigns.net/ulcobmwr1gst.html.

If I didn't have a bunch of craftsman tools, I'd probably buy it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-08-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By PhilLynot
Looking for welder near Columbus, OH

I am wondering if anybody can recommend a welder near C-bus? A tab snapped off the front fairing mount of my 1150 GS and I need to have it welded and reinforced.

Thanks,

John
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 10:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,336
Posted By PhilLynot
I also ordered from RL motorcycles. They said no...

I also ordered from RL motorcycles. They said no additional parts were required for the Twinmax to work on my 1150. The item shipped within 24 hours and will arrive later today.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,124
Posted By PhilLynot
Thanks for all the excellent posts. You da man,...

Thanks for all the excellent posts. You da man, Bobby Sands! Nice macro work. :clap :clap :clap

Well, I found the TWI marking after a bit of work. I had to wipe down the tires with water as they...
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